The Mining Activity Dashboard is a tool designed to facilitate transparency on mining activities at coal, metal, aggregate and other minerals mines in Colorado. The below links are intended to provide the public with general and specific details on both proposed and existing mining operations.
Information on proposed and existing mining operations
The link above displays a list of applications for new mining operations, along with general details on the proposed mining operation. Additional information on these proposed mining operations may be obtained through the Electronic Documents Repository (Laserfiche WebLink).
The link above displays a list of applications for revisions, along with general details on the proposed revisions. Additional information on these proposed revisions may be obtained through the Electronic Documents Repository (Laserfiche WebLink).
DRMS encourages public and local government participation in the review of applications for new mining operations or amendments to existing permits.
Comments or Objections regarding pending applications are encouraged to be submitted electronically, using our "Comment OR Objection" form (button below). This form is used for any/all comments or objections to permitting actions currently under review only. To file a report of illegal mining activities or a possible violation, please visit the Minerals Regulatory Program information page.
For information on participating in the 112 Reclamation Permit Application Process for Construction Material and Hard Rock/Metal Mining Operations, click on the button below.
Documents available online include non-confidential documents for Coal, Minerals, and Prospecting Permits as well as Historical Mining Books.
Please note that documents for sites released from jurisdiction are not available electronically. Records for sites released prior to January 1, 2002 are available at the Colorado State Archives office; records for sites released after January 1, 2002 are available by request.